Welcome to the Worldwide Wednesday Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you. It’s a non-comprehensive sampling of the larger and/or more intriguing aspects of our global work…
[The place names link to maps so that you can get a quick idea of the region.]
PAKISTAN: With ICRC support, the Pakistan Red Crescent Society is operating mobile health clinics for victims of violence in Waziristan.
: Where hundreds of people have lost an arm or leg to conflict, accident or disease, the ICRC runs a physical rehabilitation program. This week they launched a five-day “Amputee Follow-up” camp
for more than 80 people to have their artificial limbs checked, adjusted and repaired.
: The IFRC is mobilizing Red Cross and Red Crescent societies around the world to tackle the global road safety crisis
= International Committee of the Red CrossIFRC
= International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies